Person:John Cowman (1)

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John Cowman
b.24 APR 1732 Germany
m. BEF 1768
  1. Elizabeth Cowman1768 - 1849
  2. Eve CowmanBET 1770 AND 1775 -
  3. Catherine Cowman1772 -
  4. Margaret CowmanBEF 1780 -
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Name John Cowman
Gender Male
Birth? 24 APR 1732 Germany
Marriage BEF 1768 to Mary Unknown
Death? 15 JUN 1809 Rockbridge County, Virginia

John Cowman was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Early Land Acquisition in Augusta County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Chalkley's:


  • Page 282.--18th May, 1784. John Cowman of first part, and 8-12, acres of land for a church or Presbyterian Meeting House or school house in the county aforesaid and the congregation thereto belonging of the other part, part of the plantation where John now lives in Beverley Manor.


Records of John Cowman in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1791--May 2, Adam Spindle and John Cowman, surety. Adam Spindle and Elizabeth Cowman, daughter of John Cowman.
  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1793--February 25, Peter Clyne and John Cowman, surety. Peter Clyne and Eve Cowman, daughter of John Cowman.
  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond in Augusta County - 1793--February 25, John Sensebough and John Cowman, surety. John Sensebough and Catherine Cowman, daughter of John Cowman.